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E. G. Benedict (Schooner), C61132, aground, 17 Nov 1891

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The Canadian schooner BENEDICT, ashore at Port Stanley loaded with elm bolts for Buffalo, will probably be a total loss. She is owned and sailed by Capt. Thomas Scott of Windsor.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, November 20, 1891
The schooner E. G. BENEDICT bound for Buffalo, struck the bar in trying to make Port Stanley, Ont., yesterday morning and went ashore east of the harbor. She now lies in about eight feet of water on a sandy bottom. The vessel is owned and commanded by Capt. Thomas L. Lucas of Windsor. Capt. William Berry of the life-saving station and a volunteer crew saved all of the crew this morning.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, November 20, 1891
Schooner E.G. BENEDICT. Official Canada No. 61132. Of 154 tons Register. Built Mill Point, Ont., 1869. Home port, Montreal, Que. 104.5 x 26.2 x 8.3 Owned by J.H. Walker of Walkerville, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Freight: elm bolts
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.66679 Longitude: -81.21644
William R. McNeil
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E. G. Benedict (Schooner), C61132, aground, 17 Nov 1891